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The Castle Inn

63 East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5EE, England
01929 480208
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Ranked #2 of 10 restaurants in Corfe Castle
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: They don't have a website as far as I know. They are a pub with a restaurant in it.
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English first
Cotswolds
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

We were camping nearby at Burnbake and wanted somewhere nearby so came straight to Trip Advisor. Must admit, without that its the sort of place I probably would have driven straight past. It was buzzing, very little pub space internally now and all tables over to dining, but there is a large garden out the back complete with chickens and... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Delicious locally sourced fish, exceptional traditional comfort food, so good we went twice. Big up Mike, Livvy & Mark

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castlecorfe, landlord at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It's great to see that although you only came in twice, you knew the names of the team looking after you. We do appreciate that when visiting you are trusting us with your most precious asset..... your time, the one thing that can never be refunded. Your kind words are a great reward for the whole... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

We came here for the fish special night on Friday, which was our last night in Corfe, and we were blown away. We had the oysters to start, which were excellent. The chef brought them to the table himself and told us where the oysters had been sourced, which was a nice personal touch. We had mussels and seabass with... More

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castlecorfe, landlady at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

We are famous for our Friday fish nights, as fresh and local as we can get. The oysters were from Poole harbour.... the first in the country to get the Soil Association's Organic stamp! We are pleased you enjoyed your evening......... our local cheeseboard should have been the icing on the cake for you. I have had a word with... More

Kineton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Having been in another pub in the village on our first nights' stay in Corfe and found atmosphere severely lacking, we hoped to find somewhere more inviting. Our B&B info guide recommended The Castle as a good place to eat, and on entering The Castle we were greeted with a busy bustling dining room/bar with fairy lights all over the... More

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castlecorfe, landlord at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

It's always a pleasure to welcome visitors to our friendly little pub/restaurant. The gammon is cooked whole and sliced afterwards..... it is definitely not 'the packet type'. We cut it like this because that is how most people ask for it, we used to carve by hand. I will bring it up with the chef at our team meeting and... More

Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

Visited the Castle Inn on the recommendations of Trip Advisor and yes - was NOT disappointed! it was a Monday evening so we had'n thought to reserve a table. We were lucky to get a table - albeit to the rear of the main room so we did feel slightly removed from the main atmosphere. Do ring ahead and book... More

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castlecorfe, landlord at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, especially important as you are a top contributor with so much experience of reviewing restaurants. We are very small but if you are able to wait for a table, we do make sure that you get a meal. If you are in Corfe Castle again it would be great to welcome you back. Mark, Laurice... More

Poole, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

Went here this evening 10th April, glad we booked as it was very busy, people coming and going all evening, the food was lovely, my husband went for the sirloin steak and mushroom sauce, he said it was lovely, I had the Chilli which was really nice and tasty. Will be returning again very soon.

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castlecorfe, landlord at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review. Great to hear you are planning to come back soon. Please remember that due to limited space we are unable to take bookings for Bank Holidays and the childrens summer holidays. Thanks again, on behalf of the whole team, Mark. More

Letchworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Our visit on Sunday was a very pleasant experience,the roast dinners were cooked perfectly & portions were very generous,will certainly be going back when next in the area,

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castlecorfe, landlord at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your lunch and we very much look forward to welcoming you back. More

Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

A really good English pub that makes you feel very welcome. Good food and drink at the right price. A large garden with a view of the steam railway and the hills in the background.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

When visiting a location and unsure where to dine i visit Trip Advisor ,being dubious that The Castle Inn has so many rave reviews i ventured on my first night, I was not disappointed,as soon as i entered ,the welcombe from the staff in particular Mike and Livvy was admirable and so inviting. The food was second to none with... More

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castlecorfe, Landlord at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

Well! Are you sure Mike and Livvy didn't pay you to write this review?........ We are very lucky to have such a dedicated team and they put a lot of energy and effort into looking after everyone, both in the kitchen and front of house. ( Not wanting to take praise away but there are many other unsung heros on... More

Romsey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

We have eaten this evening at the Castle Inn and both of us rated the cod special of the day one of the best fish dishes that we have ever tasted. Beautifully cooked cod on a bed of saffron rice and vegetables, a wonderful combination of tastes. A lovely pub with a good atmosphere and very pleasant staff and service.

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castlecorfe, Landlord at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit. On Friday nights we always try to have as much fresh local fish as possible and our brilliant inovative kitchen team love it when they get positive feedback. Thank you so much for your kind words. Mark More

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